Gig Worker Training in Partnership with Samaschool

San Francisco Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD) is proud to partner with Samaschool to launch a gig training program that provides new supports to aspiring gig economy workers. The goal of this partnership is to help San Francisco residents navigate gig economy work opportunities while strengthening skills and earning additional income.  

The training models developed by Samaschool have trained over 3,000 clients and include a series of free interactive training modules on varying topics unique to independent work. Modules include videos, slideshows, in-depth guides, quizzes, and community discussion boards. Topics include:

  • Professional communications, including contracts and bidding for work
  • Business planning and time management
  • Finances and taxes
  • Client management
  • Platform specific navigation
  • Career planning and goal setting

Want to take advantage of this FREE opportunity and navigate gig economy with confidence? The modules are readily accessible on the San Francisco Business Portal site.


San Francisco Business Portal link